Saint Gilles Croix de Vie


Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

Camping Caravanile : Vendée Landscape Saint Gilles
Vendée Landscape Saint Gilles

Visit Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a famous seaside resort very popular with tourists in summer. Its name is directly related to that of the river “life”. Indeed, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie was born from the union of two other towns which, at the time, were on both sides of the mouth of the river “la vie”.

The proximity to the river has enabled Saint Gilles Croix de Vie to develop its nautical and maritime activities. Moreover, the city is known today for its impressive fishing port. And for a while, it has also been considered one of the most attractive seaside resorts in the Vendée. A point that greatly interests tourists, because they can:

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Dives
  • Water sports (for example: windsurfing or kitesurfing)
  • Walks on the beaches…

The city also organizes many events every year that allow it to showcase its culture.

Go camping near Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

For several reasons ! Camping near Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, for example on Noirmoutier Island at Camping Le Caravan’île, is an excellent option for those who want to meet up with their family. The excursion activities can be done on foot by boat or even by bicycle (because the campsites are not far from the cycle paths). This allows tourists to discover the natural riches and the beautiful landscapes of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie.

The water parks near Saint Gilles Croix de Vie and in particular the Caravan’île water park on the island of Noirmoutier, are also advantages that will appeal to families or groups of friends.